NH – Late this morning, “Fugitive of the Week”, Emmanuel Colon,
26 years-of-age, surrendered at the U.S. District Court in Concord, NH.
Colon had been wanted on an outstanding federal arrest warrant issued on
September 05, 2019 alleging sales of the synthetic narcotic - Fentanyl.
Mr. Colon was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on Wednesday,
September 11, 2019. This feature was aired on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The
Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Foster’s Daily Democrat,
Manchester Information, the Manchester Ink Link, the Rochester Voice and
prominently featured on the internet. The
“Fugitive of the
Week” continues to be a very successful tool that has resulted in
the location and arrest of numerous fugitives since its implementation
in 2007. Additionally, the “Fugitive of the Week” is distributed
statewide to all law enforcement officers.
After the feature was
aired, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted interviews and surveillance
in and around the Lawrence, Massachusetts area. It was as a result of
these interviews that Colon learned that he was wanted and contacted the
U.S. Marshals this morning. During this telephone call, Colon agreed to
surrender at the U.S. District Court in Concord, NH, which he did. Mr.
Colon is currently in custody pending his initial court appearance this
afternoon on the outstanding narcotic charges.
inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these
partnerships have resulted in over 7,751 arrests (Updated as of
07/25/2019). These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder,
assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and
numerous other serious offenses. Nationally the United States Marshals
Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in
94 district offices, 85 local fugitive task forces, 8 regional task
forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency